PLAN "B" Norco Torrent HT Custom Build

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Parts Brand Model Additional info
Frame Norco Torrent HT
Rear Shock Other My legs
Fork FOX 36 FLOAT GRIP2 Factory 2019 150mm
Headset Cane Creek 110 series
Handlebar Race Face Next R Carbon 35 20mm Rise
Stem Race Face Turbine R 35 40mm
Grips Race Face Half Nelson Lock On
Brakes TRP Quadiem Black
Brake Levers TRP
Shifters SRAM Eagle GX
Front Derailleur Other Who needs more than 1 Gear?
Rear Derailleur SRAM Eagle GX
Chainguide MRP X1
Cranks Race Face Next R 175mm
Chainrings / Sprocket Race Face Cinch Oval 28th
Bottom Bracket Race Face
Chain SRAM
Cassette / Rear Cog SRAM GX Eagle
Pedals HT Components T1 Enduro Gold
Front Rim Other Boyd Cycling 2020 Ridgeline Prototypes
Rear Rim Other Boyd Cycling 2020 Ridgeline Prototypes
Hubs Other Boyd Cycling 2020 Triple Boost
Spokes Other
Front Tire Continental Der Baron Projekt 2.4
Rear Tire Continental Der Kaiser Projekt 2.4
Saddle Race Face Atlas
Seatpost FOX Transfer Factory 150mm
Seatpost Clamp Other Norco
General Info
Model Year 2019
Riding Type Trail / All-Mountain
Weight 27 lb 0 oz (12247 g)
Additional Info This is PLAN "B", my custom build frame-up Norco Torrent HT hardtail.  This bike is my back up all-mountain and off-season training bike.  I put time on this bike when I want to mix things up and feel my Enduro Bike (Norco Sight 29er) is too much for the trails I am riding that day. The build is all listed above and have nothing but great things to say about all the parts on this build.  I will add, that I run Cush Cores in both the front and rear tire setups.  I find them to give me extra confidence when running lower PSI in my tires.  I am 180lbs and run 24PSI in the Front and 26PSI in the rear.  The grip is ideal for riding in the Southeast.  I use Joe's No Flats ECO Sealent and have found it to work great with the Continental Tire setup on the Boyd Cycling Wheels. I have been lucky to be a wheel tester over the past 4 years with Boyd Cycling.  I put a lot of race and none race hours on their MTB wheels for them.  I am currently running 2020 Ridgeline 30mm internal carbon hoops laced on the 2020 Boyd Cycling Tripel Boost MTB hubs.  I am running these hoops on all my bikes (DH and Enduro) with Cush Cores.  I have been very impressed and have yet to have a problem with them.  Be on the watch out for them on the Boyd Cyclings web page late fall. I do run this bike in either 27.5 or 29er mode and have played around with a 97er setup as well.  This bike has been super fun no matter the wheel size I am running on it.  I can take it out to my local trails setup on 29ers and put in some fast training laps and then throw on the 27.5s to do runs on the Dual Slalom track after.  I have nothing but great things to say about this bike! Instagram @teamseiracing and @thelinders
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